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Catholic food pantries struggle with demand as inflation soars

Aug 20, 2022

By Jonah McKeown, Katie Yoder

Amid the highest levels of inflation seen in the United States in four decades, food pantries across the country —... Read more

Manchester United and England soccer player Marcus Rashford.

Catholic schools step in to feed children over summer break

Jun 17, 2020

England soccer star Marcus Rashford won praise when he persuaded the government Tuesday to extend a free school meal voucher... Read more

Amid coronavirus, 'food deserts' thinly stretch aid groups

Apr 28, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

The coronavirus pandemic has heightened the problem of food insecurity in many areas of the US already classified as “food... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square April 17, 2019.

Pope Francis: Wasting food shows a lack of concern for others

May 18, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a meeting with members of the Federation of European Food Banks Saturday, Pope Francis warned against food waste, which... Read more

Colombia food bank calls for ‘heroes’ to serve those in need

May 14, 2019

A major food bank in Bogota, Colombia, is calling for local people and organizations to partner with them as they... Read more